written by Dan Galat, MedSend orthopedic surgeon serving in Kenya On my first day of work at Kijabe Hospital, I met a 20-year-old patient named Samuel, who had been involved in a terrible motorcycle accident resulting in a fractured spine. When he first presented to Kijabe (one week after the accident), Samuel was completely paralyzed…Read More
written by Dr. Erin Connally, MedSend Dentist serving in Peru Anesthetic Shortage A dentist without anesthetic is nobody’s idea of a good time. Who would want to have a root canal or tooth extracted without being numb?! You can imagine my panic when, after noticing that I had missed 7 calls from the Diospi Suyana…Read More
Post written by Rachel B., in a report from the field “May* arrived on the female ward as the skinniest person I have ever seen,” remembers Rachel. The exception was May’s abdomen. It was stretched to the point that it might surely burst—as if she were pregnant, far beyond the point of delivery. Rachel B.,…Read More
The young woman was left to not only navigate her bleak fate, but to do it alone. “She started talking about her life, and how much she was in pain, and lived a part of her life unloved,” Dr. Igiraneza remembers. “We had given her all the treatment we could for kidney failure. So I…Read More
The Calling: Stephanie’s Story “[In Sudan], I was in the middle of testing a four-year-old patient’s hearing when it hit me that his profound hearing loss would keep him from hearing the gospel,” Stephanie recalls. “He lives in a place where there is not an opportunity for him to learn sign language and certainly no…Read More
GLOBAL IMPACT FUND FOCUS YOUR SUPPORT BY GIVING TO A SPECIFIC REGION If God has given you a heart for a particular area of the world, focus your support on helping more MedSend grantees bring desperately needed healthcare and the love of Christ to these regions. We can even create a customized giving plan just…Read More
FREEDOM TO SERVE FUND GIVE HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS FREEDOM TO SERVE IN THEIR FIELDS OF EXPERTISE The astronomical cost of healthcare education in the United States continues to escalate, requiring prospective healthcare missionaries to choose between following the Lord’s calling and dealing with overwhelming medical education debt. But thanks to faithful supporters like you, our healthcare…Read More
HEALTHCARE BUILDERS FUND SUPPORT HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS AS THEY TRAIN IN THEIR OWN COUNTRIES The MedSend nationals program is a groundbreaking opportunity to help Christ-followers in developing countries obtain the advanced medical training they need to serve in their own countries. Grant recipients in Africa, Asia and the Middle East become surgeons, orthopedic specialists and family…Read More
THE FOUNDERS FUND HONOR OUR FOUNDERS BY EQUIPPING FUTURE PROFESSIONALS A FOUNDATION OF FAITH Twenty-five years ago, U.S. mission leaders were alarmed by a worldwide shortage of healthcare missionaries. The high cost of education and overwhelming burden of debt was keeping professionals off the field. Mission hospitals around the world were closing their doors. Drs.…Read More
In this Section:
Get Involved by Giving Now
Your gift helps activate the movement of God's people to the field. Will you join us in ensuring that eager Christ-following health professionals are able to serve the Lord through global healthcare missions.
Specific Giving Initiatives
If you are interested in your gift being directed to a specific purpose, please consider one of our four Funds:
Honor our founders by equipping further professionals
Healthcare Builders Fund
Support healthcare professionals as they train in their own countries.
Freedom to Serve Fund
Give health care professionals freedom to serve in their areas of expertise.
Global Impact Fund
Focus your support by giving to a specific region.
Your gift will impact someone's life
Join us in making a world-wide and kingdom difference with Health Care Missions